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  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies
    b's rundown of everything going down this week MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Attack the Block Colombiana Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark Our Idiot Brother NOTABLE TV Monday Night Football: Preseason: Chicago at NY Giants (special; 8 p.m. Monday; ESPN) Top...
  • Gypsy Bluez featured at Lakeside Inn's free Summer Lawn Concert

    Gypsy Bluez featured at Lakeside Inn's free Summer Lawn Concert
    MOUNT DORA — Blues vocalist, jazz guitarist, composer and music producer George Grosman played in Israel, Iceland, Canada and the Czech Republic before moving to Florida recently. He said the blues speaks all languages. "Put a blues band in...
  • The Blues Festival was all about feeling, from high to low

    The Blues Festival was all about feeling, from high to low
    The Chicago Gospel Music Festival still is two weekends away, but someone forgot to tell a few performers at this past weekend’s Chicago Blues Festival. “Amazing Grace,” rather than “Sweet Home Chicago” or some other blues...
  • Review: Mary Gauthier taps dark and light at McCabe's show

    Review: Mary Gauthier taps dark and light at McCabe's show
    Onstage at a sold-out McCabe's in Santa Monica on Saturday night, Mary Gauthier immediately jumped into songs from her forthcoming album, “Trouble & Love,” offering up “False From True” and the title track. Then she explained...
  • Stagecoach 2014: Set times announced

    Stagecoach 2014: Set times announced
    Set times for the 2014 Stagecoach Country Music Festival have been released by promoter Goldenvoice, which means festival-goers can now start figuring out whether to bypass newcomer Easton Corbin on Friday afternoon to catch Lynyrd Skynyrd playing at...
  • Stagecoach Country Music Festival is ready to party, bro

    Stagecoach Country Music Festival is ready to party, bro
    The most prominent acts at Indio's Stagecoach Country Music Festival last year represented a diverse mix of men and women singing about family, tradition and "picture-perfect memories scattered all around the floor." Twelve months later, the...
  • Stagecoach 2014: John Prine and Michael Nesmith's smart country

    Stagecoach 2014: John Prine and Michael Nesmith's smart country
    Despite a wealth of party-ready anthems on offer, it was difficult to enjoy much of anything on the Mane Stage as the three-day Stagecoach Country Music Festival drew to a close on Sunday. I blame John Prine. And Michael Nesmith. In the early 1970s,...
  • Fact or fiction: Kanye West 3-hour spoken-word album coming?

    The absurd genius of the Kanye West universe is that even the wackiest rumors about him carry¬† a shred of potential credibility. Like the one circulating now—that West is planning to release a spoken-word album. A three-hour spoken-word album....
  • Stagecoach 2014: Country festival is young fans' kinda party

    Stagecoach 2014: Country festival is young fans' kinda party
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Country music's recent transformation from a form that spoke to a cross-generational audience about life's broader themes into a party-minded soundtrack for young adults was starkly apparent over...
  • On Cusp of 40, 'Austin City Limits' Mixes Jeff Bridges, Sheryl Crow With Video-Streaming Experiments

    "Austin City Limits" is humming an interesting tune: The PBS musical staple is about to celebrate its 40th anniversary with a landmark two-hour TV special. Yet its top producer sees a day when digital transmission of video and audio plays a...
  • Folk singers Chris Vallillo and Bucky Halker team up

    Folk singers Chris Vallillo and Bucky Halker team up
    Windblown and happy-go-lucky as any two guys you're likely to meet, Chris Vallillo and Bucky Halker are folk singers. Now, pause for a moment and consider the phrase "folk singer." What images comes to mind? For many they'll come from boozy nights...
  • Bonnie Raitt: What goes around comes around

    Bonnie Raitt: What goes around comes around
    Since releasing her debut album in 1971, guitarist Bonnie Raitt has played on the back roads of popular music at an historic, but lightly traveled intersection of Deep South blues and rock ‘n’ roll that allowed her plenty of space to be...